Monthly Archives: December 2013

Complications in forming opinions


Fractured Islam beliefs can be surprising.  No single theology (monolithic) religion here. No question Syria is a totalitarian state. Yet we have a “repressive” government (Syria) mostly protecting its Christian citizens, while the rebels routinely terrorize them.  Saudi Arabia’s religion … Continue reading

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Wins in court sometimes mean nothing.


Imagine your perfectly intact church building in this condition.  No services possible, even with favorable legal rulings.  Pray for these brothers and sisters. Fr Orthohippo » 12/28/2013 15:45 INDONESIA Bogor: Yasmin Church members celebrate Christmas outdoors after Islamists seize their … Continue reading

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Christians killed in bomb attack as they leave Christmas Day service in Iraq


This is something none of us here in North America worried would happen as we left Christmas services. Our brethren in Iraq did, though. Fr. Orthohippo 25 December 2013 12:21 by Liz Dodd    More than thirty five people have been … Continue reading

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Christmas History: The Pagan Traditions


By Michael Gryboski, Christian Post Reporter December 23, 2013|10:44 am Every holiday has a past. Christmas is no different. The day now known for manger scenes, Santa Claus, and gift-giving during the peak of winter was not always celebrated in … Continue reading

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Too many details, scientific provenance, and respected history not to be Noah’s Ark


Written by Dan Eden for ViewZone I’m often amazed at our lack of knowledge about history. Ordinary people are hungry for this information, yet the organizations responsible to disseminate these facts seem to have an agenda to keep us in … Continue reading

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20 questions before you preach your Christmas Sermon.


20 Questions to Ask Before Preaching Your Christmas Sermon Photo Credit: wbeem cc Dear Pastor, Your Christmas sermon is a big deal! The eternal destination of many who will sit in your Christmas service hang in the balance. Are you … Continue reading

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VIEW OF GAY REACTION TO EX-GAY HETEROSEXUAL MARRIAGE – NO REAL SURPRISE


(Photo: Truth Wins Out) Michael Glatze married girlfriend Rebekah in October 2013 CP U.S. Testimony of Blogger Rescued From Gay Lifestyle Inspires Others Christian Counselor May Be Kicked Out After Trying to ‘Cure’ Gay Man How One Man Found a … Continue reading

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